Grave markers for Richard C. Dermont in
the Garden of St Mark, Saint Matthews Cemetery, West Seneca (Erie
county), New York.
Richard enlisted in he Army at
Buffalo, NY on 26 Oct 1943 and wa assigned to Company H, 508th PIR.
On 17 May 1943 Pvt Dermont wa promoted
to Corporal. on 6 September 1943 Sgt Dermont was sent on a 32 Detached
Service to the Rear Detachment, Camp Mackall, NC returning on 24 October
Unfortunately he was reduced to Pvt on
26 May 1944 for Misconduct.
On 24 December 1944 Pvt Dermont was
wounded in action in Belgium and evacuated to a field hospital. He
returned to duty on.9 January 1945.
Pvt Dermont was promote to Pfc on 14
His military decorations include the
Bronze Service Arrowhead device for theHolland campaign and Airborne